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Join us on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 to learn about various research initiatives taking place across Northern Ontario. Researchers will be breaking down the "why" and "so what" of their projects and how they relate to producers across the north. Research is key to allowing the continued growth and innovation in the agricultural industry across the north. 

In case you missed it, links to the recorded presentations are below.

Session 1

10:00 - 10:30 AM EST

Overcoming Agricultural Barriers in Northern Ontario: Demystifying the North Through Education, Promotion & Engagement

Dr. Sara Epp, University of Guelph, School of Environmental Design & Rural Development

10:30 - 11:00 AM EST

Assessing the Impact of Pasture/Forage Management on Soil Organic Carbon (SOC) and Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions in the Northern Ontario Great Clay Belt

Dr. Claudia Wagner-Riddle, University of Guelph, School of Environmental Sciences

11:00 - 11:30 AM EST

Integrating Advanced Remote Sensing Technologies and Multi-Scale Modelling to Advance the Understanding of the Impact of Land Conversion on Soil Properties

Baoxin Hu, York University, Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM EST

Land Conversion Impacts on Soil and Water Dynamics in the Highway 11 Corridor

Emmanuelle Arnaud & Asim Biswas, University of Guelph, School of Environmental Sciences

Session 2

1:00 - 1:30 PM EST

Green Innovation: How Collège Boréal is Tilling New Ground in Agricultural Research and Training

Robin Craig, Director - Recherche & Innovation Boréal

Brian Vaillancourt, Vice-President - Business Development

1:30 - 2:00 PM EST

Establishment of Intercropping Legumes in Organic Annual Crops and Impact on Weed Control

Insaf Chida & Vincent Poirier, Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue

Daphné Touzin, Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec

2:00 - 2:30 PM EST

Agroforestry and Intensive Grazing for Maximizing Carbon Stocks Within the Cattle Industry

Frédérique Lavallée, Vincent Poirier, Dalel Abdi, Annie DesRochers, Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue

David Rivest, Université du Québec en Outaouais

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